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Where to See 2015 Holiday Train Shows in NYC

Where to See 2015 Holiday Train Shows in NYC

Visit New York Botanical Garden, Grand Central Terminal, and New York Historical Society for their Holiday Train Shows and plenty of other family-friendly activities for the 2015 winter season.

Introducing Your Child to Museums: How to Make the Visit a Success!

Introducing Your Child to Museums: How to Make the Visit a Success!

How to make your museum visit a success for the whole family.

New-York Historical Society's Winter School Break Programs

New-York Historical Society's Winter School Break Programs

The New-York Historical Society is hosting programming for kids and tweens during winter and mid-winter breaks when school is closed.

Best Kept Secrets of the Tenement Museum

Best Kept Secrets of the Tenement Museum

The Tenement Museum shows NYC history and what life was like for immigrants in the U.S. Here are the best kept secrets of the museum, and what to know before you go.

The Secret World Inside You: American Museum of Natural History's New Exhibit

The Secret World Inside You: American Museum of Natural History's New Exhibit

The American Museum of Natural History's newest science exhibit for kids, The Secret World Inside You, explores the human body as an ecosystem made up of trillions of single-cell organisms that affect your body and health.

Children’s Museum of Manhattan: Mets Celebration in NYC + Me: A Little Bite of the Big Apple Exhibit

Children’s Museum of Manhattan: Mets Celebration in NYC + Me: A Little Bite of the Big Apple Exhibit

Children’s Museum of Manhattan opens NYC + Me: A Little Bite of the Big Apple exhibit featuring the New York Mets.

Staten Island Museum at Snug Harbor: Family Outing

Staten Island Museum at Snug Harbor: Family Outing

The Staten Island Museum at Snug Harbor is a great place for kids to learn about science, history, and art.

Grand Opening of The Sugar Hill Children's Museum of Art & Storytelling

Grand Opening of The Sugar Hill Children's Museum of Art & Storytelling

New children's museum opens in New York City, devoted to art of storytelling.

Dora and Diego Coming to NYC Area!

Dora and Diego Coming to NYC Area!

Play and learn along with Dora and Diego in a new exhibit right here at the Liberty Science Center.

Mega Dinosaur arriving in NYC!

Mega Dinosaur arriving in NYC!

Dino-loving kids (so in other words, almost all kids) will go gaga over the incredible newly discovered beast soon to live at the American Museum of Natural History.

Best Kept Secrets of the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Best Kept Secrets of the Metropolitan Museum of Art

The Metropolitan Museum of Art isn't called the world’s greatest museum for nothing. If you've never taken your kids to see its treasure troves, don't wait another week.

Best Kept Secrets of the South Street Seaport Museum

Best Kept Secrets of the South Street Seaport Museum

Relive Downtown Manhattan's maritime history at the South Street Seaport Museum on the waterfront, where you can board a historic ship, go for a sail, check out exhibits, join family programs, and stroll this historic NYC district.

Family Outing: New York Transit Museum

Family Outing: New York Transit Museum

Housed inside a historic subway station, the New York Transit Museum takes an interactive, educational look at how the city moves—literally. Here's when and why to visit with your kids.

A Day Trip to Poughkeepsie: Three Activities for the Perfect Visit

A Day Trip to Poughkeepsie: Three Activities for the Perfect Visit

A Bronx family takes a day trip to Poughkeepsie where they visit the Walkway Over the Hudson pedestrian bridge and The Mid-Hudson Children’s Museum.

Best-Kept Secrets of Intrepid

Best-Kept Secrets of Intrepid

Whether you have a preschooler, a grade-schooler, a teen, or all three, the Intrepid Sea, Air, and Space Museum will teach and thrill with exhibits, simulators, and hands-on fun.

MoMA to Host Children's Summer Film Festival

MoMA to Host Children's Summer Film Festival

The Museum of Modern Art will host a new museum program for kids in NYC that features movies for children. The museum's summer film festival for children will span four Wednesdays in July.

Children's Museum of Manhattan Opens Pop-Up Play Space Focused on Early Childhood Learning

Children's Museum of Manhattan Opens Pop-Up Play Space Focused on Early Childhood Learning

The Children’s Museum of Manhattan will run Frolic!, a new interactive rock ‘n’ roll-themed pop-up play space for children newborn-5, from June 5 through Dec. 31, offering unique set of music, movement, and imaginative play experiences.

Children's Museum of the Arts Offers Free Admission for Children with Special Needs

Children's Museum of the Arts Offers Free Admission for Children with Special Needs

The Children's Museum of the Arts is launching a 2-year Art for All initiative with the aim of making the museum more accessible for children with special needs. As part of the initiative, free admission is given to children with special needs and their caregiver.

Long Island Aquarium Rescues California Sea Lion Pup

Long Island Aquarium Rescues California Sea Lion Pup

Last year, The Long Island Aquarium rescued a sea lion pup that was found on a California beach. That sea lion, Nila, is now on view in the aquarium's sea lion exhibit.

Sneakers as Art: Cool New Exhibit Steps into Brooklyn, Great for Adults and Kids Alike

Sneakers as Art: Cool New Exhibit Steps into Brooklyn, Great for Adults and Kids Alike

A new sneaker exhibit at the Brooklyn Museum sheds light on how the utilitarian athletic shoe has taken on more meaning in recent decades. Stepping out in a pair of Chuck Taylors conveys something very different than wearing Air Jordans--a style statement even clueless parents can “get.” See why this design exploration is worth sharing with your kids!

Family Outing: Hallockville Museum Farm

Family Outing: Hallockville Museum Farm

The Hallockville Museum Farm in Riverhead is a great place to visit with kids. Learn about Long Island's agricultural history at this historic site, where you can visit farm animals, try your hand at old-fashioned crafts, and attend annual events like the Fleece and Fiber Fair in spring and Craft Show in fall.

Best-Kept Secrets of the Brooklyn Museum

Best-Kept Secrets of the Brooklyn Museum

The Brooklyn Museum is at the heart of Brooklyn's cultural epicenter, and there are plenty of reasons to visit. Get tips on the best way to explore this art and history museum with your kids, including some lesser-known exhibits and activities.

Best-Kept Secrets of the Cradle of Aviation Museum

Best-Kept Secrets of the Cradle of Aviation Museum

Whether you have a preschooler, a grade-schooler, a teen, or all three, the Cradle of Aviation Museum in Garden City will teach and thrill with exhibits on Long Island's history of flight and interactive flying simulators.

Best Kept Secrets of the American Museum of Natural History

Best Kept Secrets of the American Museum of Natural History

Discover the best things to do and see at the American Museum of Natural History with your kids. Plus, get tips for making the day easy and relaxing for the whole family.

Best Kept Secrets of MoMA PS1 in Queens

Best Kept Secrets of MoMA PS1 in Queens

Your guide to visiting MoMA PS1 in Long Island City, Queens, with your kids. Get the most out of a trip to this modern art museum, which presents a different experience every time you visit.




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